Cheese-fried Zucchini Sticks

Turn your zucchini bumper crop into a fun snack or appetizer with this recipe.


  • 1/4 cup dried bread crumbs
  • 2 T. finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 T. flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced lengthwise into sticks (approximately 3/4-inch square; length will vary)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 T. olive oil (more if needed)

Combine breadcrumbs, cheese, flour and salt in a large plastic bag; shake until well combined. Dip zucchini sticks in egg, then toss in plastic bag to coat with bread crumb mixture.

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Fry zucchini sticks, turning occasionally, until golden brown and crispy. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.

Makes 4 appetizer servings.